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2014-03-04 23:28:26

Drs Jeffrey Foote, Carrie Wilkens, and Nicole Kosanke announce the release of their new book, Beyond Addiction. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 Drs Jeffrey Foote, Carrie Wilkens, and Nicole Kosanke announce the release of their new book, BEYOND ADDICTION: How Science and Kindness Help People Change (Scribner; February 18, 2014; $26; 978-1-4767-0947-5). Dr. Foote and Dr. Wilkens are the co-founders of The Center for Motivation and Change in New York, and with a staff of 25...

Physicians A Leading Source For Opioid Drug Abuse
2014-03-04 10:11:28

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study from researchers at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that most people who abuse prescription painkillers get their fix from friends and family, while those who chronically abuse the addictive opioids most likely get the drugs from their own doctor. Published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine, the new study emphasizes the need for mitigation efforts that target...

2014-03-03 23:26:13

Concerned about the serious shortage of credible and effective treatment options in the region, this March, senior Cabin staff will fly to Kuwait, Qatar, the UAE and Oman to conduct a series of exclusive meetings with professionals in the addiction and medical communities as well as government officials who want to learn more about the most effective addiction treatment methods. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The many challenges countries in the Middle East face in their campaign against drugs,...

2014-03-03 23:04:24

Residential rehab center helps fund Reseda school's literacy program. Reseda, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The Discovery House is pleased to announce that it has donated $5,000 to Bertrand Elementary School for the support of its literacy program. Principal Esta Herman of Bertrand Elementary accepted the donation on behalf of the school, and she and her staff are looking forward to seeing the results from the literacy program they will implement with the funds. The school will use the...

2014-03-03 23:01:04

Staggering prescription drug abuse statistics have caused many to push back against a new painkiller by Zogenix. In partnering with Safer Lock, Zogenix is taking steps to ensure consumer safety and prevent drug abuse while changing the way we approach prescription drug security and distribution. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Today, Zogenix is launching a controversial drug, Zohydro ER. The drug is an extended release pure hydrocodone (pain killer) with no acetaminophen. This...

2014-02-28 23:21:09

Los Angeles, California’s The Lakehouse Recovery Center announces integration of neuroscience-based addiction recovery services into residential program. Westlake Village, California (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Southern California’s The Lakehouse Recovery Center, located in Westlake Village, announced the integration of cutting-edge chemical dependency recovery services into its acclaimed inpatient drug and alcohol rehab program. The announcement represents the ongoing collaboration...

2014-02-28 23:03:03

Daytop New Jersey encouraged by Affordable Care Act inclusion for treatment of adolescent mental illness and addiction. Mendham, NJ (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 For many parents, constantly thinking about how they cannot afford care for the mental health and addiction problems of their children is frustrating and demoralizing. James P. Curtin, Executive Director of Daytop New Jersey, the well-known adolescent recovery program and preparatory school located in Mendham, NJ says, “Everyone...

2014-02-27 23:24:23

Many addicts are unaware of the impact drugs and alcohol have on the human body. These interactive tools allow people to learn about the effects by organs and systems. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 Destination Hope, a nationally recognized addiction treatment facility in South Florida, is sending the message that treatment isn’t just for your mind in two new interactive online educational tools: "The Effects of Drug Abuse on the Body" and "The Effects...

2014-02-27 23:24:07

Although the recession negatively affected industry revenue and wages, rehabilitation clinics have largely recovered and are expected to continue to do so in the five years to 2019; moreover, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 is expanding private and government coverage of industry services, thereby bolstering demand for industry services. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Drug and Alcohol Rehabilitation Clinics in...

2014-02-27 12:27:32

DUBLIN, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/jfrr3h/therapeutic_drug ) has announced the addition of a new report "Concise Analysis of the International Therapeutic Drug Monitoring Market" to their offering. (Logo:http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) This report deals with therapeutic drug monitoring, a multi-disciplinary clinical specialty, aimed at improving patient care by monitoring drug levels in the blood to...